SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Cloudy nights are warmer compared to clear cloudless nights, because clouds

    A)  Prevent cold waves from the sky from descending on earth

    B)  Reflect back the heat given off by earth

    C)  Produce heat and radiate it towards earth

    D)  Absorb heat from the atmosphere and send it towards earth.

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] clouds act as greenhouse which is transparent to short wave radiation but opaque to long wave radiation.

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